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Comedy Central
Dec 17, 2012 10:30am PST
group at wgbh access.wgbh.org (cheers and applause) >> stephen: welcome to the report. good to have you with us. come on. >> stephen, stephen, stephen! stephen, stephen, stephen! stephen, stephen, stephen! stephen, stephen, stephen! (cheers and applause) thank you, ladies and gentlemen. (cheers and applause) thank you so much. please, sit down. folks, folks-- as a great lady once said we got to hang out. well, merry christmas, everybody. as with you see i have fully incringe eled my set for the week. i have candy cane columns back there. i have my two big balls right down here. i have poinsettias all back there, festive and deadly. (laughter) but let's not forget it is also night three of hanukkah which i am celebrating by having just mentioned it right now. (laughter) you're welcome, jews. okay, that's called the colbert bump. speaking of me, everyone's speaking of me. >> south carolina senator jim demint is stepping down, so guess who's stepping up as a possible candidate, stephen colbert. (cheers and applause) >> within hours after the announcement he set up a colbert for senate web
PBS
Dec 16, 2012 4:00pm PST
with the "san jose mercury news." stephen sock, investigative reporter with nbc bay area. and from los angeles, david lazarus, columnist with "the l.a. times." aurti, let's start with you. uc berkeley announced a new scholarship program for undocumented students. why did the university feel it was necessary to support these students? >> well, yes it's very excites news. $1 million from the foundation. and the university really feels strong obligation to these students because they're one of the most vulnerable set of students that we have. the average family income for these students is $24,000 a year. they're not eligible for federal financial aid. they're not eligible for pell grants. and so they've overcome great odds just to get to berkeley and we want to keep them as our chancellor, chancellor burgeneaux, who's been an amazing leader on this issue, has said we can't afford to lose this talent in california and we want to keep it here. not only are we offering financial aid, we're actually building a comprehensive support system for them. and we have an academic counselor, a lending librar
CNBC
Dec 17, 2012 4:00pm EST
move the markets tomorrow. kimberly foss. stephen rosen. and rich peterson. good to see you all. thank you for joining us. kimberly, you've got 30 seconds on the clock. what do you look for tomorrow? >> hey, maria. we're looking for the housing billing index tomorrow to be going up. we think it's going to be positive. obviously reflects the sentiment of the average investor and their financial candidaondition. we're looking at the fiscal cliff and what's happening with the backdrop of boehner. a lot of people are focused on 401(k). finally, the consumer sentiment number on friday. boomers are big part of that. they're a big part of my practice. if they're spending, that means the economy is growing. good thing for the market altogether. >> stephen, you're up. 30 seconds on the clock. what do you want to look at to move our money tomorrow? >> yeah, sure. we're focusing on the euro dollar right now. in the e byty, it's kind of hard to see the forest through the year s trees. i think a lot of that has been supported by the weak dollar. the currency markets are definitery much deeper. i th
CSPAN
Dec 16, 2012 11:00pm EST
to fight for the war before it started, he was repeatedly writing letters to stephen douglas. even though douglas was a democrat. and he already had a lot of military experience. he had bought in the black hawk war. and he actually was in charge of the mormons and state of illinois. he was a big military guy, a political guy, and he really wanted to buy mexico. he wrote letters to newspapers saying that this is our possible opportunity to gain california for the united states. and i will be the front of that movement. and in fact, he was. now, pardon is excited about the possibility of taking a lot of mexican territory and manifest destiny. when he gets to mexico, his views change pretty quickly and dramatically. when he gets to mexico, he writes about potential silver mines. and he says that the silver mines here are supposed to be the richest and mexico. and were only abandoned why the ignorance of the mexicans. and he said it would only require a little skill to make these valuable. but the longer he stayed there, the longer you like it. in december of 1846, just a few months after he
KRON
Dec 16, 2012 8:00pm PST
. stephen barton lives about ten minutes from newtown and the recent school tragedy has brought back painful memories. >> "i just struggle to sometimes, you know, just feel safe publicly at the movies and now i guess at school. i don't know, it's- it's a slow process of healing that you have to go through and it's continuous at least for me personally it's going to last for a long time." >> barton stopped in aurora last july while on a cross- country bicycling tour. he was shot in the face and neck when accused shooter james holmes opened fire during a midnight screening of "the dark knight rises." 12 people died in that shooting. barton is part of a campaign that's urging lawmakers to stop gun violence. the aurora, oregon mall and connecticut school shootings have people all around the country talking about gun control. there are still those out there who support their second amendment right. for more on how some gun enthusiasts are dealing with the recent shootings we the rush started soon after the clackamas mall shooting, but the massive lines formed just hours after friday's school mass
PBS
Dec 17, 2012 6:14pm EST
a professor of school psychology and parent of two children, stephen brock. get ankery look at our coming story. a special correspondent profiles an indian politician who is both loved and loathed. all that and more is on our web site, newshour.pbs.org. >> ifill: and to a different kind of honor roll tonight, of those killed in newtown, connecticut, on friday morning. as we've reported, there were 20 first-graders and six women in the school, plus the mother of the shooter, who lost their lives. here, in silence, are the names of the 27 victims. 25 photographs were available. first, the children in alphabetical order. >> ifill: and that's the newshour for tonight. on tuesday, we'll update the connecticut story, and talk with west virginia senator joe manchin. i'm gwen ifill. >> woodruff: and i'm judy woodruff. we'll see you online, and again here tomorrow evening. thank you, and good night. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> bnsf railway. >> macarthur foundation. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was made
PBS
Dec 17, 2012 12:00pm PST
reality exposure therapy. >> comfortable. >> yes. >> you can hear me. >> yes. >> stephen king was there the day to the we ares fell. and he's been dealing with it ever since. >> i had a, just such a total feeling that i wasn't the same person. >> like many other rescue workers king has post traumatic stress disorder. he's been through therapy but it didn't work. so now he's trying this virtual therapy. >> i was almost shaking. i mean it brought it back like i was there again watching it. >> it's called virtual reality therapy or vrt. and it uses sounds and 3 d images to force patients to face their fears. >> very slowly patients are taken back to their traumatic experiences. and steven's case, a virtual journey back to september 11th. >> here's how it works. first the patient sees the towers as they were before the attacks. then a plane appears and flies behind to the percent. experts say this readies the patient for what is about to happen. next a plane hits the first tower but without sound. then the full experience authentic pictures and surrounds taken from video shot that
MSNBC
Dec 17, 2012 3:00am PST
frightening stephen king novel. it was just a nightmare. >> the word i kept hearing from people who lived there was "violation." this was such a bubble, such a little corner of connecticut, such a safe place for them. and to have this kind of thing visited upon them, to have this man come in and shatter their world, not just their town, but their world. there is a woman who lives two houses away from the school. her children are older now but went to sandy hook elementary, cut through the back woods to go through. she talked about driving through that parking lot, about going to all her son's baseball games at that school. all she said she ever heard was the sound of laughter coming through the woods. and to hear now the sounds of sirens on that friday afternoon, she says things will never be the same. there's a dark cloud over her town. the name newtown and sandy hook will forever be associated with this tragedy. she believes they have to level the school immediately and raise some kind of memorial there. this town is shaken and will be forever. >> the initial shock of what happened and
CSPAN
Dec 17, 2012 12:00pm EST
's financial future is stephen joining us from the associated press where he is a reporter. thank you for being here. how many people in america received social security and how much do they get? >> 56 million people get social security and the average benefit is a little over 12,000, a little over $1,200 a month. so maybe 13, $14,000 a year. >> we are talking about retirees come also the disabled. >> there are actually a fairly wide group of people that social security benefits, retired workers, espouses, children, disabled workers, widows it is actually a fairly big social safety net of people who get the social security benefits. >> you mentioned 56 million beneficiaries those retirees receive $1,200 on average. the benefits for disabled, $1,100 on average. also the benefit supplemental security income about $500 a month. how does it get paid for? how does the social security debt-financed? >> it's been a self funded program since its inception and it is funded by the payroll taxes. there's a 12.4% tax on wages up to about $110,000. you make more than that any money you make is it is part of
Search Results 0 to 10 of about 11 (some duplicates have been removed)